Friday, February 22nd
Opening Keynote: Bill Clement
Bill Clement is a 2-time Stanley Cup Champion and critically acclaimed author, speaker, actor, entrepreneur and broadcaster. He has experienced being the best, but also knows what it means to have to build success all over again after complete financial and emotional defeat.
Regardless of our job titles and personal background, we are all in the position to influence other people’s attitudes and behaviors EveryDay. Bill has watched people embrace this message and be able to change themselves into being the best leaders in organizations and in life. The transformation is awesome to witness, and Bill shares in his engaging and very entertaining keynote how you too can be an EveryDay Leader.
Saturday, February 23rd
Keynote: Jay Wilkinson
Online Tools for Nonprofits to Educate, Listen and Engage
Jay has been speaking for twenty years on topics related to marketing and technology and has been featured on CNN and other news programs. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from someone who is as passionate as you are about the difference nonprofits make in the world.
Nonprofits are notorious for having tight budgets and limited resources. If this sounds like your organization or if you’re looking for ways to help your nonprofit run more effectively, you’ll want to join Jay to discover:
1) Dozens of no-cost or low-cost online tools to manage projects, organize events, accept donations and monitor social media.
2) The top 10 tools Jay couldn’t live without and help you evaluate which are most compatible with your organization.
3) How to educate your constituents and monitor trends and conversations.
4) Ways to engage with your audience in less than 15 minutes a day.
Saturday, February 24th
Afternoon General Session: Dr. Yvonne Maddox
Update on the Down Syndrome Patient Registry
Yvonne T. Maddox, Ph.D., is the Deputy Director of the NICHD at the NIH. In this role, Dr. Maddox advises the director on matters regarding the $1.3 billion Institute budget and, with the Director, oversees the Institute’s programs that support research on child development, developmental biology, nutrition, AIDS/HIV, intellectual and developmental disabilities, population issues, reproductive biology, contraception, pregnancy, and medical rehabilitation. Dr. Maddox has also served as the Acting Deputy Director of the NIH.
Throughout her academic and government career, Dr. Maddox has been a champion of issues related to women and children. She leads two teams of international scientists as part of a joint India-U.S. Partnership to improve reproductive health and maternal and child health in both countries. In addition, she directs the NICHD Safe to Sleep campaign (formerly the Back to Sleep campaign) to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the NIH Down Syndrome (DS) Consortium, a federal/private partnership to advance research in DS. Dr. Maddox is a spokesperson for the NICHD in the area of health equity and leads several committees and working groups to advance medical research for affected communities to improve their health. She chairs the Federal SIDS/Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Working Group, served as Executive Director of the DHHS Cancer Health Disparities Progress Review Group, and co-chaired the DHHS Initiative to Reduce Infant Mortality in Minority Communities.